This IMSA GTO homage brings back the flamethrower

By Johan Dillen
Jun 30, 2022 | Audi, IMSA, IMSA GTO, Audi 90 | Posted in Features | From the Aug. 2018 issue | Never miss an article

Photography by Dirk de Jager

This is the flame-spitting silhouette that sent shivers down the spines of those on IMSA grids during the 1989 season. It was designed to erase the image problems Audi had been experiencing in the U.S. for the past couple of years, and in that respect it succeeded. 

The team didn’t win the championship that year–they missed the first two races of …

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AnthonyGS (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
6/30/22 12:32 p.m.

I love it!  This is inspiring for my new project.

Noddaz GRM+ Memberand UberDork
6/30/22 12:57 p.m.

I want that paint job on an Audi for the street!

iansane Dork
6/30/22 2:09 p.m.

When I bought a '90 90 a few years ago the first thing I did was try to find a halfway economical way to mimic that IMSA car. So ridiculously cool.

trumant GRM+ Memberand Reader
6/30/22 7:12 p.m.

Video, sound? I desperately need to see this thing in motion and here it's ridiculous turbo noises!

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